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Imposing new steel, cement fees will not affect real estate prices

The new health insurance law, due to go into effect after parliament approved it last week, is set to see new fees imposed on certain commodities to finance the program. The Health Affairs Committee of Parliament approved on Tuesday the draft of comprehensive health insurance law, in which it authorised the article on additional sources …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

How Egyptians coped with soaring prices???

Egypt, a country with a population of 90m, where more than 28% of them live below the poverty line, has been struggling with economic challenges and political turmoil since the 25 January Revolution in 2011. In November 2016, the government started to implement the economic reform programme backed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which …

Mohamed Samir

Real estate prices is a mirror for the inflation: Colliers International

Real estate prices will still go up due to the inflation that came as a result of the currency devaluation, according to Regional Director at Colliers International Middle East and North Africa Ian Albert. Colliers International is a global commercial real estate company. In an interview with Daily News Egypt, Albert said that the there …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

Uber raises tariff after fuel price hikes

The ride-hailing company, Uber, has decided to amend its tariff, following the hike in fuel prices at the end of June. According to the new prices, the basic fare was increased to EGP 6 for UberX and EGP 7 for Uber Select. The company also increased the tariff per km to EGP 1.85 for UberX …

Daily News Egypt

Car prices unchanged in July except Hyundai, Nissan, Chery

Car companies maintained their prices in July, except Hyundai, Nissan, and Chery. The increases of the three companies ranged between 1,500 and 11,000. For the first time in years, car companies have not offered price cuts on their products during the holy month of Ramadan. Auto companies expect that the sector’s sales will fall as …

Ahmed Amer

Egypt inflation likely to rise 3-4.5% after fuel price hike: Kojak

Egypt’s inflation rate is expected to rise by between 3 and 4.5 percent following last week’s fuel price hike, Deputy Finance Minister Ahmed Kojak said on Monday. Global Search House expected prices to resume rally again after Egyptian government enacted a second round of economic reforms at the beginning of the fiscal year 2017/2018. Egypt …

Daily News Egypt